Definitions

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  • adjective yielding an acid in aqueous solution.

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  • adjective yielding an acid in aqueous solution

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Examples

  • When fossil fuels are combusted, acid-forming nitrogen and sulfur oxides are released to the atmosphere.

    Acid rain

  • The ideal balance is 80 percent alkaline-forming foods and 20 percent acid-forming foods.

    SO STRESSED

  • The ideal balance is 80 percent alkaline-forming foods and 20 percent acid-forming foods.

    SO STRESSED

  • Coffee puts the system under the strain of metabolizing a deadly acid-forming drug, depositing its insoluble cellulose, which cements the wall of the liver, causing this vital organ to swell to twice its proper size.

    Sara Lee to Source More Sustainable Coffee

  • The most important acid-forming species are sulfur dioxide (which is partially converted to sulfuric acid in the atmosphere), nitrogen oxides (which are converted to nitric acid during atmospheric transport) and ammonia.

    Impact and abatement of acid deposition and eutrophication

  • Coffee puts the system under the strain of metabolizing a deadly acid-forming drug, depositing its insoluble cellulose, which cements the wall of the liver, causing this vital organ to swell to twice its proper size.

    Dark Chocolate Coffee Hershey’s Kisses, reviewed | Baking Bites

  • As a result, bogs are low in the nutrients needed for plant growth, a condition that is enhanced by acid-forming peat mosses.

    Bog

  • Coffee puts the system under the strain of metabolizing a deadly acid-forming drug, depositing its insoluble cellulose, which cements the wall of the liver, causing this vital organ to swell to twice its proper size.

    Solar Roast Coffee

  • This last is called a “sourdough” starter because it includes large numbers of acid-forming bacteria.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • This last is called a “sourdough” starter because it includes large numbers of acid-forming bacteria.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

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  • food that after consumed leaves a large acid residue in metabolism

    August 11, 2009